Cambodia News: Mam Somaly

Alice Walker: By the Book - The New York Times

Alice Walker: By the Book  The New York Times

The author, most recently, of the poetry collection “Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart” feels a duty to read about countries devastated by war: “The suffering, ...

13 Dec 2018 | 4:03 am

Together1Heart president AnnaLynne McCord dons belly-baring gown at her organization's NYC gala - Daily Mail

Together1Heart president AnnaLynne McCord dons belly-baring gown at her organization's NYC gala  Daily Mail

Together1Heart president AnnaLynne McCord donned a belly-baring gown to her human-trafficking organization's inaugural gala, which took place at Tao ...

2 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Susan Sarandon wows in a pantsuit and platform loafers at Together1Heart gala in NYC - Daily Mail

Susan Sarandon wows in a pantsuit and platform loafers at Together1Heart gala in NYC  Daily Mail

Sarandon was the guest of honor at the annual soiree. Together1Heart recognized The Feud star's 'fierce support' in the fight to end human trafficking.

2 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Why I Spent My Vacation Helping Others At This Rehabilitation Center - Sharnoff's Global Views

Why I Spent My Vacation Helping Others At This Rehabilitation Center  Sharnoff's Global Views

I would love to share my thoughts about MANASA, which is a rehabilitation and training center in Pamboor, Udupi, India.

24 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

10 Walking Dead Stars Who Are Legitimately Tough (And 10 Who Are Only Tough On Screen) - Screen Rant

10 Walking Dead Stars Who Are Legitimately Tough (And 10 Who Are Only Tough On Screen)  Screen Rant

On television, the cast of The Walking Dead may appear tough, but not every member is as intimidating as they look.

7 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Thailand falling victim to America's puritanical sex culture - The Nation

Thailand falling victim to America's puritanical sex culture  The Nation

I have been shocked to see an increase in campaigns promoting America's understanding of everything about sex, and in particular sex work and sex trafficking.

6 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Feminist Dorm Rooms Are Set to Transform Cambodia | Fast Forward - OZY

Feminist Dorm Rooms Are Set to Transform Cambodia | Fast Forward  OZY

Young women from disadvantaged backgrounds are leaving home for the first time to live in shared dormitories — and demand a better quality of life.

6 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Trafficked Girl: ‘I was sold to strangers at 13’ - NEWS.com.au

Trafficked Girl: ‘I was sold to strangers at 13’  NEWS.com.au

ZOE Patterson was living in a children's home after a horrific childhood where her mother abused her constantly. She couldn't have imagined it was going to get ...

26 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

How to Stop the Next Oxfam Scandal—A Yelp for International Aid? | Global Health - PLoS Blogs

How to Stop the Next Oxfam Scandal—A Yelp for International Aid? | Global Health  PLoS Blogs

The global health and international aid sectors perform critical work. But how do we ensure that such efforts are carried out with integrity? Oxfam's ex-country ...

23 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

10 Aussie Women you've never heard of who Changed the World - Triple M

10 Aussie Women you've never heard of who Changed the World  Triple M

By the age of 24, Rosie had set up a not-for-profit child welfare organisation called foundations.(au) and a home for at-risk Ugandan children, known as ...

6 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Blondie Performs At Star-Studded Red Dress Awards - Look to the Stars

Blondie Performs At Star-Studded Red Dress Awards  Look to the Stars

Woman's Day Editor in Chief Susan Spencer and Publisher and CRO Kassie Means hosted the 15th annual Woman's Day Red Dress Awards at Jazz at Lincoln ...

9 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Why Indonesian activists are defending these school employees jailed for child sex abuse - Southeast Asia Globe

Why Indonesian activists are defending these school employees jailed for child sex abuse  Southeast Asia Globe

Convicted of child sex abuse, seven school employees continue to languish in an Indonesian prison for a crime that many believe they did not commit.

22 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

NSW girl who divorced parents over being sold as a sex slave speaks out - Daily Telegraph

NSW girl who divorced parents over being sold as a sex slave speaks out  Daily Telegraph

THE girl who made legal history and national headlines 14 years ago after the courts allowed her to legally divorce her family for putting her into sex slavery, has ...

6 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

'It's not about one woman': A young Australian's fight to end sex trafficking - ABC Online

'It's not about one woman': A young Australian's fight to end sex trafficking  ABC Online

Have you ever questioned the motivation behind your life's work? Stephanie Lorenzo did, and a year later she was in Cambodia, at the beginning of a ...

27 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

The bike ride that changed my life - Daily Telegraph

The bike ride that changed my life  Daily Telegraph

SART the little five-year-old Cambodian girl cooed at me, gently touching the tattoo on my left forearm.

1 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

The Beginning and End of Press Freedom in Cambodia - International Policy Digest

The Beginning and End of Press Freedom in Cambodia  International Policy Digest

With the closure of the The Cambodia Daily, Cambodia is losing its only true independent paper of record.

26 Sep 2017 | 2:00 am

'Going Down In a Blaze of Glory.' The Brief, Crusading Life of the Cambodia Daily - TIME

'Going Down In a Blaze of Glory.' The Brief, Crusading Life of the Cambodia Daily  TIME

Douglas Gillison, executive editor from 2009-11, writes a eulogy for the outspoken paper that was a thorn in the Cambodian regime's side.

25 Sep 2017 | 2:00 am

Martha's Vineyard News | Behind the Movie: Real Life Fighters - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Martha's Vineyard News | Behind the Movie: Real Life Fighters  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

I Am Jane Doe, a harrowing look at the sex trafficking industry, opens Documentary Week at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center. The movie arrives on the ...

27 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

“The Wrong Light”: Sex, lies and the story of Mickey Choothesa - Salon

“The Wrong Light”: Sex, lies and the story of Mickey Choothesa  Salon

Two documentary filmmakers uncover a massive hoax while shooting a documentary about sex-trafficked girls.

22 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

'We do not back down' - Southeast Asia Globe

'We do not back down'  Southeast Asia Globe

Together1heart president AnnaLynne McCord on the breakdown and rebranding of the Somaly Mam Foundation.

27 Apr 2017 | 2:00 am

Whatever happened to... Somaly Mam? - Southeast Asia Globe

Whatever happened to... Somaly Mam?  Southeast Asia Globe

In 2014, Newsweek published a devastating cover story alleging that the high-profile Cambodian anti-trafficking activist had created a web of lies to fund her ...

24 Apr 2017 | 2:00 am

Somaly Mam, Nick Kristof, and journalism's hero problem - Columbia Journalism Review

Somaly Mam, Nick Kristof, and journalism's hero problem  Columbia Journalism Review

Heroes are complicated and victims aren't always who we think they are. As journalists, we are storytellers lured by the power of a great narrative. But we are ...

21 Apr 2017 | 6:07 pm

AnnaLynne McCord Raped As A Teen By Her Friend - Refinery29

AnnaLynne McCord Raped As A Teen By Her Friend  Refinery29

For the first time, AnnaLynne McCord revealed she was sexually assaulted by a friend of hers when she was a teenager.

9 Mar 2017 | 2:00 am

Katie Couric returns to "Today" show as guest co-anchor - CBS News

Katie Couric returns to "Today" show as guest co-anchor  CBS News

Longtime “Today” show viewers are being treated to a familiar sight this week as Katie Couric returns to the co-anchor chair for the first time in more than a ...

3 Jan 2017 | 2:00 am

Katie Couric to return to "Today" to fill in as host - CBS News

Katie Couric to return to "Today" to fill in as host  CBS News

Two of Matt Lauer's former “Today” show co-hosts -- Katie Couric and Meredith Vieira -- are returning to the show for a week each in January.

22 Dec 2016 | 2:00 am

Pizzagate and the Long Legacy of the Fabricated Sex Slave - Pacific Standard

Pizzagate and the Long Legacy of the Fabricated Sex Slave  Pacific Standard

Sex Slave Story Revealed to Be Fabricated.” This headline could have run in a recent Washington Post, atop any number of stories breaking down the ...

19 Dec 2016 | 2:00 am

Shay Mitchell on Why This Season of Pretty Little Liars Is 'the Beginning of the End' - TIME

Shay Mitchell on Why This Season of Pretty Little Liars Is 'the Beginning of the End'  TIME

For six seasons, the actress Shay Mitchell has been best known to viewers as Emily on Pretty Little Liars, bringing to life one of TV's most visible young LGBT ...

20 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Human trafficking fight plagued by bad data, as well as bad guys - Bridge Michigan

Human trafficking fight plagued by bad data, as well as bad guys  Bridge Michigan

Sex and labor trafficking are problems. But the state is left to create laws with no reliable data on the scope of problem in Michigan, or even a common ...

9 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Why Cambodia's sex workers don't need to be saved - PRI

Why Cambodia's sex workers don't need to be saved  PRI

Most sex workers in Cambodia, Hoefinger says, are not trapped by brothel overlords. They're instead trapped in a shattered economy where alternative options ...

29 Mar 2016 | 2:00 am

NGOs are great at demanding transparency. They're not so hot at providing it. - Washington Post

NGOs are great at demanding transparency. They're not so hot at providing it.  Washington Post

Justice Louis Brandeis famously claimed that sunlight is the best disinfectant. In recent years, “transparency” has become a buzz word, closely synonymous with ...

22 Feb 2016 | 2:00 am

A year after her fall - The Phnom Penh Post

A year after her fall  The Phnom Penh Post

A year after Somaly Mam was forced to quit her own foundation, concerns remain as she attempts to rise phoenix-like from the ashes On May 28 last year, the ...

30 May 2015 | 2:00 am

The Lessons of Somaly Mam's Return: Charities Disgraced by their Founders - The Nonprofit Quarterly

The Lessons of Somaly Mam's Return: Charities Disgraced by their Founders  The Nonprofit Quarterly

The news last year that Somaly Mam was starting a new charity dedicated to fighting human trafficking and sex slavery raises the question of how a damaged ...

18 May 2015 | 2:00 am

Truth or fabrications: Somaly Mam - Rappler

Truth or fabrications: Somaly Mam  Rappler

A fallen anti-human trafficking activist fights to restore her reputation by setting up a new non-governmental organisation. How far will she go?

27 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am

AnnaLynne McCord supports Somaly Mam's new charity - Page Six

AnnaLynne McCord supports Somaly Mam's new charity  Page Six

Sex trafficking activist Somaly Mam, who resigned from her now-shuttered foundation last year following a damaging Newsweek article and investigation, has ...

8 Mar 2015 | 3:00 am

Where the focus on human trafficking is heading - Devex

Where the focus on human trafficking is heading  Devex

When Somaly Mam was accused last year of fraud and dishonesty about her past, the repercussions were felt not just by the foundation that bore her name but ...

27 Feb 2015 | 2:00 am

Truth or Lies: Somaly Mam | Asia Pacific - Aljazeera.com

Truth or Lies: Somaly Mam | Asia Pacific  Aljazeera.com

101 East talks to Cambodia's fallen anti-sex trafficking icon as she fights to restore her reputation and save her NGO.

4 Feb 2015 | 2:00 am

Somaly Mam shoots for redemption with 'new' organization - Devex

Somaly Mam shoots for redemption with 'new' organization  Devex

Will Somaly Mam's new attempt to set up an anti-trafficking organization be enough to put the controversies of the past year behind? This is the conundrum that ...

26 Jan 2015 | 2:00 am

Disgraced Activist Somaly Mam to Launch New Organization After Resigning - Newsweek

Disgraced Activist Somaly Mam to Launch New Organization After Resigning  Newsweek

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Disgraced Cambodian anti-sex trafficking activist Somaly Mam, who was forced to resign from her own foundation ...

24 Dec 2014 | 2:00 am

Somaly Mam Foundation closes as Mam vows to continue work - Sydney Morning Herald

Somaly Mam Foundation closes as Mam vows to continue work  Sydney Morning Herald

Bangkok: A foundation supporting anti-sex trafficking activist Somaly Mam has closed but the disgraced Cambodian woman feted at charity events in Australia is ...

28 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Charity Closes After Scandal - New York Times

Cambodia: Charity Closes After Scandal  New York Times

The Somaly Mam Foundation, which worked against human trafficking and sexual exploitation, has closed five months after its founder resigned amid ...

22 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Somaly Mam Foundation finally shuts down - Devex

Somaly Mam Foundation finally shuts down  Devex

Five months after its eponymous founder and staunch advocate's resignation over highly publicized fraud allegations, the U.S.-based Somaly Mam Foundation ...

20 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Somaly Mam Foundation Shutters Operations - Chronicle of Philanthropy

Somaly Mam Foundation Shutters Operations  Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Somaly Mam Foundation, an anti-human trafficking organization that was thrust into the spotlight earlier this year after its namesake founder was accused of ...

14 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

When human trafficking becomes a Cause Celebre - Open Democracy

When human trafficking becomes a Cause Celebre  Open Democracy

Celebrities no longer just raise money and awareness. They offer advice about how to approach and 'solve' the human trafficking problem. The United Nations ...

6 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Won’t Let Somaly Mam Start New NGO - Newsweek

Cambodia Won’t Let Somaly Mam Start New NGO  Newsweek

The anti-sex-trafficking activist who fell from grace won't be allowed to operate a new NGO in Cambodia, a government spokesman says.

3 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Who's Telling The Truth About Somaly Mam? A Smashed Icon, A Media Brawl—and a Comeback - Daily Beast

Who's Telling The Truth About Somaly Mam? A Smashed Icon, A Media Brawl—and a Comeback  Daily Beast

This means war! In the annals of pitched battles between rival media outlets, a brass-knuckled skirmish pitting Newsweek against Marie Claire seems especially ...

19 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am

Sex-slave crusader Somaly Mam: I didn't lie, I did nothing wrong - Page Six

Sex-slave crusader Somaly Mam: I didn't lie, I did nothing wrong  Page Six

Anti-trafficking activist Somaly Mam has spoken out to defend herself for the first time following a bombshell Newsweek story which portrayed her as a fraud, ...

16 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am

Book Publishing, Not Fact-Checking - The Atlantic

Book Publishing, Not Fact-Checking  The Atlantic

Readers might think nonfiction books are the most reliable media sources there are. But accuracy scandals haven't reformed an industry that faces no big ...

3 Sep 2014 | 2:00 am

Our Complicity in the Somaly Mam Scandal - Huffington Post

Our Complicity in the Somaly Mam Scandal  Huffington Post

In May, a piece broke from Newsweek, launching a richly reported accusation against an activist superstar in the development field of human trafficking, Somaly ...

9 Jul 2014 | 2:00 am

The Charitable Industrial Complex: Justice, Not Charity, Is What's Needed - Huffington Post

The Charitable Industrial Complex: Justice, Not Charity, Is What's Needed  Huffington Post

The problem is much larger than Somaly Mam or these orphanages. Worldwide there are "victim scripts" that individuals must conform to and perform in orde...

24 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Somaly Mam pays high price for trafficking in untruth - Sydney Morning Herald

Somaly Mam pays high price for trafficking in untruth  Sydney Morning Herald

The fall from grace of activist Somaly Mam, the face of Cambodia's anti-sex trafficking movement, is potentially a setback for the campaign to protect the ...

19 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Nicholas Kristof wants to save the world with his New York Times columns. Why are so many of them wrong? - Slate Magazine

Nicholas Kristof wants to save the world with his New York Times columns. Why are so many of them wrong?  Slate Magazine

In April of 2010, New York Times opinion columnist Nicholas Kristof was preparing to head out on a reporting expedition to Sudan when he stopped in at the ...

18 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Activist’s Fall Exposes Broad Deception - New York Times

Cambodian Activist’s Fall Exposes Broad Deception  New York Times

Activists say the story of Somaly Mam is part of a larger tale of deception meant to attract foreign money into impoverished Cambodia.

14 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Nicholas Kristof On Somaly Mam, Anti-Sex Slavery Activist: I Wish I 'Had Never Written About Her' - Huffington Post

Nicholas Kristof On Somaly Mam, Anti-Sex Slavery Activist: I Wish I 'Had Never Written About Her'  Huffington Post

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof is now expressing doubt about the backstory of Somaly Mam, an anti-human trafficking advocate whom he's written...

10 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

How bad is sex trafficking in Cambodia? - Aljazeera.com

How bad is sex trafficking in Cambodia?  Aljazeera.com

Phnom Penh, Cambodia - In early 2011, Srey Mao, 28, and two friends were "rescued" and taken to a shelter run by Afesip, a Cambodian organisation that ...

9 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

When Sources May Have Lied - New York Times

When Sources May Have Lied  New York Times

Somaly Mam described having been trafficked into a brothel as a young girl in Cambodia, then escaping and helping others—and she came to run a couple of ...

7 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

'Victims Can Lie as Much as Other People' - The Atlantic

'Victims Can Lie as Much as Other People'  The Atlantic

“There are various other tricks of the trade. I've learned when to be more suspicious of people…. I think there's a tendency to believe victims, for example.

5 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Sex Trafficking, Lies & Money: Lessons From the Somaly Mam Scandal - The Nation.

Sex Trafficking, Lies & Money: Lessons From the Somaly Mam Scandal  The Nation.

Why exactly did the telegenic Cambodian campaigner use fake trafficking victims to raise philanthropic cash from Westerners? And when will Nicholas Kristof ...

4 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Somaly Mam and the journalistic ethics of covering assault and trafficking victims - Washington Post

Somaly Mam and the journalistic ethics of covering assault and trafficking victims  Washington Post

When Maya Angelou died last week, many of the remembrances of the poet included variants on one of Angelou's oft-repeated maxims: “The first time someone ...

3 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Why Did Nicholas Kristof Believe Somaly Mam's Lies? - Reason

Why Did Nicholas Kristof Believe Somaly Mam's Lies?  Reason

Somaly Mam FoundationLast week, Somaly Mam resigned from the foundation she co-founded seven years ago. Mam, dubbed "the James Frey of anti–sex ...

3 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Somaly Mam, This Is What a Real Trafficking Victim Says - Daily Beast

Somaly Mam, This Is What a Real Trafficking Victim Says  Daily Beast

She was starved in New York with her baby and forced to have sex with as many as three dozen men a day. Why a Mexican teen is still terrified, even as her ...

31 May 2014 | 2:00 am

Anti-sex slavery hero in Cambodia resigns after Newsweek exposé - CNN

Anti-sex slavery hero in Cambodia resigns after Newsweek exposé  CNN

Somaly Mam, an international crusader who said she survived sex slavery in Cambodia, resigns after Newsweek reports her story is untrue.

31 May 2014 | 2:00 am

Activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid claims she faked personal story - The Guardian

Activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid claims she faked personal story  The Guardian

Mam resigned following allegations in Newsweek that she fabricated key parts of her personal story of abuse.

30 May 2014 | 2:00 am

Activist Resigns Amid Charges of Fabrication - New York Times

Activist Resigns Amid Charges of Fabrication  New York Times

HONG KONG — A well-known Cambodian crusader against sex trafficking who attracted celebrity support to her cause has resigned from the foundation she ...

29 May 2014 | 2:00 am

Somaly Mam: The Holy Saint (and Sinner) of Sex Trafficking - Newsweek

Somaly Mam: The Holy Saint (and Sinner) of Sex Trafficking  Newsweek

Somaly Mam saved countless girls in Cambodia. Does it matter if key parts of her story aren't true?

21 May 2014 | 2:00 am

Erwiana Sulistyaningsih by Somaly Mam: TIME 100 - TIME

Erwiana Sulistyaningsih by Somaly Mam: TIME 100  TIME

In 2013, like hundreds of thousands of other migrant workers, Erwiana Sulistyaningsih moved to another country (Hong Kong) in hopes of a better tomorrow.

23 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am

Once in a Lifetime Retreats with OmLuxe - Ocean Drive Magazine

Once in a Lifetime Retreats with OmLuxe  Ocean Drive Magazine

OmLuxe founders Pamela Jones and Jennifer Grace at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach. Manifesting amid an energy vortex in Sedona, performing a fullmoon ...

26 Nov 2013 | 2:00 am

How To End Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking - Forbes

How To End Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking  Forbes

Editor's Note: Somaly Mam is a global leader who has pioneered the movement against modern slavery for nearly two decades. She has been recognized as a ...

15 Nov 2013 | 2:00 am

Dark truths or fiction? - Sydney Morning Herald

Dark truths or fiction?  Sydney Morning Herald

Raped at 12, forced to marry at 15 and then sold into prostitution, Somaly Mam has risen from Cambodia's brothels to be the glamorous, celebrity face of the ...

3 Nov 2013 | 1:00 am

Cambodia Daily pokes holes in Somaly Mam Mythos - Thanh Nien Daily

Cambodia Daily pokes holes in Somaly Mam Mythos  Thanh Nien Daily

Cambodia's celebrity anti-trafficking activist and former victim Somaly Mam's stories blown out of the water by local journo. Somaly Mam, co-founder and ...

28 Oct 2013 | 2:00 am

Kat Graham & Matthew Morrison Honor Humanitarian Somaly Mam - Just Jared

Kat Graham & Matthew Morrison Honor Humanitarian Somaly Mam  Just Jared

Kat Graham & Matthew Morrison Honor Humanitarian Somaly Mam Kat Graham rocks a a bold suit while attending the Songs of Hope Gala at the Warwick on ...

19 Oct 2013 | 2:00 am

Sex Slave Story Revealed to be Fabricated - The Cambodia Daily

Sex Slave Story Revealed to be Fabricated  The Cambodia Daily

In June 1998, Somaly Mam stood on the stage of Spain's Campoamor Theater shoulder to shoulder with six of the world's most celebrated women as she ...

12 Oct 2013 | 2:00 am

Somaly Mam opens Cambodian beauty salon staffed by former trafficking victims - Reuters AlertNet

Somaly Mam opens Cambodian beauty salon staffed by former trafficking victims  Reuters AlertNet

Estée Lauder Companies teams up with trafficking survivor-turned-activist to provide new Siem Reap-based social enterprise with training, supplies and support.

11 Oct 2013 | 2:00 am

20 ways to combat modern-day slavery - The Guardian

20 ways to combat modern-day slavery  The Guardian

From learning from survivors to improving data collection, our panel of experts offers advice on ending all forms of slavery.

5 Aug 2013 | 2:00 am

OmLuxe Yoga Retreat Cambodia - Haute Living

OmLuxe Yoga Retreat Cambodia  Haute Living

OmLuxe is a spiritually-oriented luxury travel collective that puts on group escapes that have participants doing downward dogs around the world.

24 Jul 2013 | 2:00 am

The Mirror Has Two Faces - Huffington Post

The Mirror Has Two Faces  Huffington Post

Hairdresser Michael Angelo normally spends hectic days at his salon in NYC, but recently he was in Cambodia, training young women who are survivors of th...

22 May 2013 | 2:00 am

A Beauty School for Former Sex Trade Victims - Daily Beast

A Beauty School for Former Sex Trade Victims  Daily Beast

New York City-based salon owner Michael Angelo has long been privy to the beauty industry's inescapable image-driven, superficial depths. It's why he has set ...

20 May 2013 | 2:00 am

Scouting Report - New York Times

Scouting Report  New York Times

Brooks Brothers creates a capsule collection for “The Great Gatsby” premiere; Holst + Lee joins Plum Alley, a new luxury e-commerce platform and other ...

17 Apr 2013 | 2:00 am

An Interview with the Somaly Mam Foundation - Sharnoff's Global Views

An Interview with the Somaly Mam Foundation  Sharnoff's Global Views

On January 11, 2013, Sharnoff's Global Views concluded an interview with Amy Merrill, director of marketing and development at the Somaly Mam Foundation.

11 Jan 2013 | 2:00 am

Exposing Cambodia’s sex slave horrors - Irish Examiner

Exposing Cambodia’s sex slave horrors  Irish Examiner

SHE remembers a home that looked fancy on the outside but ominous on the inside, a dark maze of bare chambers. She remembers the parade of men, day by ...

5 Jan 2013 | 2:00 am

Questions Raised Over Symbol's Slavery Story - The Cambodia Daily

Questions Raised Over Symbol's Slavery Story  The Cambodia Daily

For years now, the scarred face of Long Pros has symbolized the depredation of sex slavery in Cambodia. Her story of immense pain and brutality in a Phnom ...

26 Oct 2012 | 2:00 am

Half The Sky - A.V. Club

Half The Sky  A.V. Club

Half The Sky debuts tonight on PBS at 9 p.m. Eastern and Pacific, 8 p.m. Central and Mountain in most markets. You should check local listings.

1 Oct 2012 | 2:00 am

Exclusive: Meg Ryan and Somaly Mam on Celebrity, Human Trafficking, and Compassion - Huffington Post

Exclusive: Meg Ryan and Somaly Mam on Celebrity, Human Trafficking, and Compassion  Huffington Post

Last November, Meg Ryan tweeted a picture of a former sex slave she met while on location in Cambodia with journalist Nicholas Kristof to film the Independent ...

21 Sep 2012 | 2:00 am

Susan Sarandon and Heifer: Passing on the Gift in Cambodia - Condé Nast Traveler

Susan Sarandon and Heifer: Passing on the Gift in Cambodia  Condé Nast Traveler

I am in a van with Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon and her daughter Eva Amurri, bouncing along a dirt road in the Cambodian countryside, and are ...

21 Aug 2012 | 2:00 am

Somaly Mam and Susan Sarandon Give Shelter to Former Sex Slaves - Condé Nast Traveler

Somaly Mam and Susan Sarandon Give Shelter to Former Sex Slaves  Condé Nast Traveler

Somaly Mam, the founder of Cambodian shelters for former sex slaves, and Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon, a formidable fund-raiser for the cause, are ...

20 Aug 2012 | 2:00 am

Stars Suggest Charity Gifts For Mother's Day - Look To The Stars

Stars Suggest Charity Gifts For Mother's Day  Look To The Stars

A number of celebrities are promoting alternative Mother's Day gifts to benefit good causes.

4 May 2012 | 2:00 am

Lesson Plan | What Is Modern Slavery? Investigating Human Trafficking - New York Times

Lesson Plan | What Is Modern Slavery? Investigating Human Trafficking  New York Times

Learning about the difficult topics of human trafficking and sexual servitude by reading the work of Nicholas D. Kristof, a Times columnist, in a lesson developed ...

6 Mar 2012 | 2:00 am

The Face of Modern Slavery - New York Times

The Face of Modern Slavery  New York Times

When 6-year-olds are sold to be tortured and raped, it's time for a 21st-century abolitionist movement to end human trafficking.

16 Nov 2011 | 2:00 am

Opinion | Fighting Back, One Brothel Raid at a Time - New York Times

Opinion | Fighting Back, One Brothel Raid at a Time  New York Times

The global movement against human trafficking is making progress. In Cambodia, I followed one of my heroes, Somaly Mam, in a raid on a brothel with ...

12 Nov 2011 | 2:00 am

Nick Kristof to the rescue! - Salon

Nick Kristof to the rescue!  Salon

Yesterday, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof live-tweeted a brothel raid in Cambodia. Kristof's novel approaches to international women-rights ...

8 Nov 2011 | 2:00 am

LTTS Exclusive: Russell Simmons Honored At Somaly Mam Foundation Celebrity Charity Gala - Look To The Stars

LTTS Exclusive: Russell Simmons Honored At Somaly Mam Foundation Celebrity Charity Gala  Look To The Stars

On Thursday, October 20, Look To The Stars' Allison DiLiberto and Scott Cable attended the Somaly Mam Foundation's annual gala at Manhattan's Espace (635 ...

28 Oct 2011 | 2:00 am

Traffic Stoppers: Susan Sarandon, Petra Nemcova and Russell Simmons Show Support for the Somaly Mam Foundation - New York Observer

Traffic Stoppers: Susan Sarandon, Petra Nemcova and Russell Simmons Show Support for the Somaly Mam Foundation  New York Observer

It was a typical fall evening in New York: gusting winds, rush hour traffic and a charity gala. Political activists, ambassadors, State Department grandees and ...

25 Oct 2011 | 2:00 am

Shay Mitchell Joins Fight Against Sex Trafficking - Look To The Stars

Shay Mitchell Joins Fight Against Sex Trafficking  Look To The Stars

Pretty Little Liars actress Shay Mitchell recently joined the fight against sex trafficking. She visited Cambodia in February with the Somaly Mam Foundation to ...

15 Jun 2011 | 2:00 am

'America's Most Wanted' Airing Special Exposing American Pedophiles in Cambodia - Fox News

'America's Most Wanted' Airing Special Exposing American Pedophiles in Cambodia  Fox News

In a special episode of “America's Most Wanted” airing on FOX this Saturday, host John Walsh will take viewers to the front lines of the international battle ...

12 Nov 2010 | 2:00 am

Spectacular Sold-Out Premiere of Anti-Child Trafficking Film in NYC - Huffington Post

Spectacular Sold-Out Premiere of Anti-Child Trafficking Film in NYC  Huffington Post

Cambodian Parliament Member Mu Sochua received a standing ovation from the sold-out, standing room-only crowd at the red carpet world premier of ...

27 Jun 2010 | 2:00 am

Rescuing Child Sex Workers | February 12, 2010 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly - PBS

Rescuing Child Sex Workers | February 12, 2010 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly  PBS

Sold into sexual slavery early in her life, today Somaly Mam fights human trafficking and protects young girls in Cambodia against sexual abuse.

12 Feb 2010 | 2:00 am

Somaly Mam - The 2009 TIME 100 - TIME

Somaly Mam - The 2009 TIME 100  TIME

Somaly Mam and Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime were born around the same time — when the U.S. began secretly carpet bombing her country. The bombed ...

30 Apr 2009 | 2:00 am

Opinion Nicholas Kristof If This Isn't Slavery, What Is? - New York Times

Opinion Nicholas Kristof If This Isn't Slavery, What Is?  New York Times

Anyone who thinks it is hyperbole to describe sex trafficking as slavery should look at the maimed face of a teenage girl, Long Pross.

3 Jan 2009 | 2:00 am

The Evil Behind the Smiles - New York Times

The Evil Behind the Smiles  New York Times

As long as 14-year-old girls are being jolted with electric shocks to make them smile before sex tourists in Cambodia, the abolitionist cause for slavery has not ...

31 Dec 2008 | 2:00 am